Rum & Diet: Vardaan Does Variety

Rum & Diet: Vardaan Does Variety

Hosted by Vardaan Arora, Nipsey - Sketch Comedy Team, Emma Willmann, Mary Beth Barone, Nicole Kang, Henry Koperski, Catherine Cohen, Ryan Leach, Blake Deadly

Wed, April 25, 2018

Doors: 7:00 pm / Show: 8:00 pm

$12.00

Tickets at the Door

This event is 21 and over

*** Proceeds benefit The Trevor Project *** Lineup subject to change ***

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Rum & Diet: Vardaan Does Variety
Rum & Diet: Vardaan Does Variety
Actor/singer Vardaan Arora hosts a fundraiser show for his birthday! RUM & DIET puts the variety in 'variety show' by bringing together a group of eclectic New York based comedians and musicians on stage for one night to help raise funds for The Trevor Project - a charity aiding LGBTQ+ youth. Laughs, looks and pop - get ready for it all. Performances by Vardaan Arora, Matteo Lane, Emma Willmann, Mary Beth Barone, Nipsey and more! Music by Henry Koperski.
Hosted by Vardaan Arora
Hosted by Vardaan Arora
Vardaan Arora is a New York based actor, singer and songwriter who arrived at the pop music scene with his viral hit Feel Good Song in 2016. He has since consistently been working on music and has been covered by Billboard, Buzzfeed, AXS, Clash and more media outlets. Having graduated from New York University's drama program, Vardaan's acting credits include working on shows for Netflix, NBC and ABC.
Nipsey - Sketch Comedy Team
Nipsey - Sketch Comedy Team
After a successful two year run on Maude Night, Nipsey was promoted to their own bi-monthly show as UCB Theatre New York’s premiere house sketch team. Nipsey is comprised of some of New York City’s best actors and writers whose credits include Amazon, Netflix, Fox, NBC, Above Average, Funny Or Die, Sports Illustrated, Jezebel and Cosmo.
Emma Willmann
Emma Willmann
Emma Willmann is a New York based comedian who has worked on projects such as the CW series Crazy Ex-Girlfriend, MTV2, The Late Show With Stephen Colbert and more! She is also known for her podcast INSIDE THE CLOSET, which he hosts with fellow comedian Matteo Lane.
Mary Beth Barone
Mary Beth Barone
Mary Beth Barone is a Manhattan-based comedian, improviser, and actor. She performs stand-up all over the country at venues like Gotham Comedy Club, the Upright Citizens Brigade (on both coasts), and The Good Good Comedy Theatre. She has produced, written, and starred-in over 20 web videos since 2016 including the web series Good Sets, the sketch series Double Homicide, and the acclaimed short film Mary Beth’s Sex Tape. Mary Beth has a monthly stand-up residency at PUBLIC hotel in New York City with her frequent collaborator Michael Cruz Kayne.
Nicole Kang
Nicole Kang
Actor/dancer/singer, or just straight up TRIPLE THREAT Nicole Kang is a graduate of New York University's Tisch School of the Arts. She is set to play a recurring character on the Lifetime series YOU, and her resume also boasts a role in the upcoming independent feature FOR ENTERTAINMENT PURPOSES ONLY.
Henry Koperski
Henry Koperski
Henry Koperski performs all over New York City as a pianist, singer, and saxophonist. He also receives work as a composer and writer for television, theater, and other platforms. In the last year, he's music directed a pilot for Comedy Central, filmed a Tonight Show segment featuring Michelle Obama, and performed at Carnegie Hall.
Catherine Cohen
Catherine Cohen
Catherine Cohen is a comedian and voiceover artist living in Brooklyn. She was named by Time Out New York as one of five comedians to watch for in 2018. She hosts a weekly show at Alan Cumming’s new East Village cabaret, as well as the monthly variety show "It's A Guy Thing," which was listed as one of Paste Magazine’s “10 Best Alt Comedy Shows in New York City."

Catherine appeared in the last season of DIFFICULT PEOPLE on Hulu, and starred in an episode of Comedy Central’s digital series, SOMEONE’S IN HERE. Her work has been featured on Splitsider, The New Yorker, The Huffington Post and New York Mag's The Cut. Catherine graduated from Princeton University with a degree in English and Theater.
Ryan Leach
Ryan Leach
Ryan left a trailer park in Virginia for a living room in Queens. He can usually be seen playing boys, sometimes gay, often coming of age. Ryan has studied and performed at Upright Citizens Brigade in New York City since 2012. He has studied under Chelsea Clarke, Shannon O'Neill, David Siegel, & Kate Riley. He also studied acting, improvisation, & clown at New York University, University of Virginia, Stella Adler Studio of Acting, The British American Drama Academy, and Complicté!
Blake Deadly
Blake Deadly
Blake Deadly is a wife, mother, homemaker, and man. She has a tight lipsync, quick wit, and moderate hypochondria.